Free

Downloadable Books

Thinking about getting a new puppy? Perhaps you already have your new puppy. Here are two FREE downloadable books available for you with permission by author Ian Dunbar and publisher James & Kenneth Publishing.

BEFORE You Get Your New Puppy By Ian Dunbar

This book covers socialization, bite inhibition, preventing adolescent problems, house training, appropriate toys and much more! Your puppy's first month in your home is a crucial developmental period. 

AFTER You Get Your New Puppy By Ian Dunbar

This book covers house training, destructive chewing, barking, separation anxiety, socialization, handling, puppy biting, bite-inhibition and preventing adolescent problems.


Service Dog Central

 

Service Dog Central is a website made up of a community of service dog partners and trainers who work together to provide the public information about service dogs. This website offers links and information on service dog laws, various types of working dogs, and offers a community forum and frequently asked questions section. 

www.servicedogcentral.org

*BBCOC is in not affiliated with this web site nor the people who manage the site. The link is provided here only as an additional resource available to gain information.


Knowledge is power. Be aware of the laws that protect you and your service dog. The ADA website offers information on how a service animal is defined, laws regarding service animals in places of business, and frequently asked questions. This is a wonderful source of information that can provide you with education and confidence when out in public with your service dog.

https://www.ada.gov/regs2010/service_animal_qa.html
https://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm
https://www.ada.gov/archive/qasrvc.htm

*BBCOC is in not affiliated with this web site nor the people who manage the site. The link is provided here only as an additional resource available to gain information.

American with

Disabilities Act


 

American Kennel Club

The AKC website offers a wide array of information and dog resources on dog breeds, training, responsible dog ownership, toys and treats, pet health insurance, dog products, and so much more! This website can keep you reading and learning for hours on end. If you are just starting your search on looking for a dog to add to your family, be sure to research the dog breed to see if the dogs traits, energy requirements, and breed health are compatible with your lifestyle. 

www.akc.org

*BBCOC is in not affiliated with this web site nor the people who manage the site. The link is provided here only as an additional resource available to gain information.

 


Traveling with

service dogs

The Transportation Security Administration's website offers great Information for traveling with a service dog in an airport and through the security checkpoints. 

https://www.tsa.gov/travel/special-procedures

Pet Friendly Travel offers information on the location of pet relief areas in a large number of airports. This bit of information offers peace of mind when traveling with your furry friend. More and more airports are providing areas inside of the terminals so that travelers don't have to go out of security to take their dog to a relief area. By knowing where the closest relief areas are, you can get your dog quickly to an area that is appropriate from them to take care of their business.

http://petfriendlytravel.com/airports

*BBCOC is in not affiliated with these web sites nor the people who manage them. The link is provided here only as an additional resource available to gain information.


Ryan's Pet Supplies

Ryan's Pet Supplies offers a great selection of professional grooming products, toys and treats, and equipment at wholesale prices. Ryan's Pet Supplies carries a variety of toys for all temperaments of dog. This is BBCOC's go to place for Kong balls, toys, and of course Nylabones. They offer free shipping on orders over $99! You can also sign up to receive email specials and have a catalog sent to your home.

https://store.ryanspet.com

*BBCOC is in not affiliated with this web site nor the people who manage the site. The link is provided here only as an additional resource available to gain information.